Country Roads

  • joined Jan 21, 2009
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Mountaineer. Fan of West Virginia and West Virginia University. Connoisseur of Chipotle and bourbon. Plays golf like a 10 handicapper but drinks beer like a 5.

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Who Should WVU Hire To Replace Jake Spavital?


Former Mountaineer quarterback Pat White has some ideas.

Report: Texas A&M Denies Spavital Hiring


As is the nature with these kind of things, there is now conflicting information regarding Kevin Sumlin's hiring of WVU quarterbacks coach Jake Spavital.

Jake Spavital To Texas A&M


Dana Holgorsen has another void to fill on his coaching staff as the young quarterbacks coach heads to Aggieland for a bump in salary and the chance to coach a Heisman winner.

WVU REALLY Owes Syracuse


There are a multitude of reasons why the Mountaineers owe the Orange a giant knuckle sandwich Saturday at the Pinstripe Bowl in Yankee Stadium.

WVU Outlasts Oakland 76-71


Bob Huggins' halftime wardrobe change spurs second-half surge to propel WVU to a win over a spunky Oakland team.

Country Roads To Appear On Leatherheads Podcast


Tonight I'll be appearing on the Leatherheads of the Gridiron podcast to talk old Big East football and Pinstripe Bowl type things. I should be on around 9:30 so stop by and check it out.

Staring Down The Musket At...Syracuse


Familiar foe, new venue. The Mountaineers take on the Syracuse Orange in the Pinstripe Bowl in the Bronx. Sean Keeley of the SBNation Syracuse blog Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician helps us break...

Stedman Bailey Declares For NFL Draft


The redshirt junior Wide Receiver will forego his senior season at WVU and pursue his dream of playing professional football.

Michigan Q&A


Have you ever wanted to look in the mirror and see yourself from six or seven years ago? That's kind of what this Q&A is like.

WVU Recruiting Update December 2012


The regular season is over and recruiting is in full swing. Who do the Mountaineers hope to bring in for 2013?

WVU Mountaineer Kills Bear With Musket


Yes, the WVU mascot, Jonathan Kimble, shot and killed a black bear with the actual muzzle loader that he fires off at every Mountaineer football and basketball game.

WVU Falls To Duquesne 60-56


The Mountaineers fall to 4-4 after a loss to the Dukes in the Consol Energy Center.

Staring Down The Musket At...Virginia Tech


As the calendar turns more toward basketball, we take aim at our next hoops opponent, who just happens to be a familiar face: the Virginia Tech Hokies.

Staring Down The Musket At...Kansas


The SB Nation Kansas blog Rock Chalk Talk was unavailable this week, so the boys from Wide Right and Natty Lite filled in to answer our questions about Saturday's Mountaineers-Jayhawks matchup.

Should WVU Trade Consistency For A Title?


The Hot Button Debate on featured Ted Miller and Mark Schlabach discussing whether it's better to have won a national title or sustained enduring winning seasons. Which model would WVU...

Louisville To ACC; ECU And Tulane To Big East


Another week, another round of conference realignment drama. Let's step back and examine what this latest round means for WVU.

WVU Looks Like WVU, Beats Marist


The Mountaineers finally played like the kind of team we hoped to see in downing the Red Foxes 87-44.

Staring Down The Musket At...Iowa State


Country Roads and CanAzn from the Iowa State blog Wide Right and Natty Lite exchanged a series of emails in preparation for this Friday's game.

Maryland And Rutgers Join B1G TEN


What does Conference Realignment Part Threeve mean for the WVU Mountaineers?

West Virginia Owes Oklahoma


The Mountaineers own a .500 record against the Sooners, but have won the last 2 meetings. Yet, WVU owes OU, which again provides WVU with a chance at a signature win.

Staring Down The Musket At...Oklahoma


Country Roads chats about this weekend's Mountaineers-Sooners game with the Oklahoma blog Crimson and Cream Machine.

West Virginia Owns Oklahoma State


The Cowyboys handed WVU a tough, 35-33 loss in the 1987 Sun Bowl, but the overall series belongs to the Mountaineers, with the Sun Bowl serving as Okie State's only win.

Staring Down The Musket At...OSU Part II


Country Roads and Kyle Porter from the Oklahoma State blog Pistols Firing break down Saturday's matchup between the Mountaineers and the Pokes.

Staring Down The Musket At...Oklahoma State


The Smoking Musket's Country Roads and Robert Whetsell from the Oklahoma State blog Cowboys Ride For Free break down Saturday's matchup between the Mountaineers and the Pokes.



The TCU Horned Frogs are just the latest in a long line of 2012 opponents to have never defeated WVU. Marshall, James Madison, Baylor and Texas all fell. TCU, having lost every game in the series...

Staring Down The Musket At...TCU


The Smoking Musket's Country Roads and Hawkeyed Frog from the TCU blog Frogs O' War break down Saturday's WVU-TCU matchup.

WVU Football Minimum Recruiting Needs

National Signing Day 2013: Who does West Virginia lose off the 2012 roster, what are the greatest positions of need, and what players will the Mountaineers be targeting for February's recruiting...

Does Geno Smith Care Too Much?


Dana Holgorsen always talks about how Geno is the most competitive guy he's been around and how much he cares about being good. Does Geno's drive to be great actually hamper his performance?

West Virginia Owes Kansas State


Revenge. It's a dish best served cold, and a big, icy, moldy, skanky dish of it is what's on the menu Saturday night as the Mountaineers try to avenge an 82 year old blowout loss to the Wildcats in...

Staring Down The Musket At...Kansas State


Bloggers from The Smoking Musket and Bring on the Cats preview Saturday's matchup between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Kansas State Wildcats

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